We do love the quirky stories in the Archive, where the UK’s eccentrics get up to all sorts of weird, wonderful and amusing larks – indeed, some of the stories are bearly believable.
Here’s a grand photo of a lady who took her bear for a stroll in Hull in December 1929.
Hull Daily Mail – Wednesday 11 December 1929
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